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Rupture process of the 2004 Sumatra-Andaman earthquake.

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The 26 December 2004 Sumatra-Andaman earthquake initiated slowly, with small slip and a slow rupture speed for the first 40 to 60 seconds. Then the rupture expanded at a speed of about 2.5 kilometers per second toward the north northwest, extending 1200 to 1300 kilometers along the Andaman trough. Peak displacements reached approximately 15 meters along a 600-kilometer segment of the plate boundary offshore of northwestern Sumatra and the southern Nicobar islands. Slip was less in the norther...

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10.1126/science.1112260

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Journal:
Science (New York, N.Y.) More from this journal
Volume:
308
Issue:
5725
Pages:
1133-1139
Publication date:
2005-05-01
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EISSN:
1095-9203
ISSN:
0036-8075
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:82519
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uuid:8abf5d56-f7da-482f-be6f-57ac173322c2
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pubs:82519
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82519
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2012-12-19

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